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Bike share & car share companies step up cleaning practices since onset of COVID-19

Bike share and car share remain options for essential travel during the COVID-19 pandemic and the State of Washington’s Stay Home, Stay Healthy order. On Monday, March 23, Governor Inslee announced a Stay Home, Stay Healthy order to require Washingtonians to stay home unless they need to pursue an essential activity. We expect all… [ Keep reading ]

MLS Cup Champions – Seattle Sounders hosts celebration parade in downtown Seattle, Tues. Nov 12

Sunday was an …E P I C… day for Seattle Sounders fans! Now here comes the celebratory parade. The Sounders made history at CenturyLink Field on Sunday as the second most attended MSL Cup of all time. Tickets to the 24th MLS Cup sold out in minutes and 69,274… [ Keep reading ]

Next steps to create a community-driven Scooter Share Program for Seattle.

We’ve made it a priority for our bike share program to function well for everyone, & we continue to work with service providers & the traveling public to do so. We want to do the same with a potential scooter share pilot.   “We will work with stakeholders… [ Keep reading ]

VIDEO: Bike Share Parking – Let’s Make Bike Share Work for Everyone!

We recently teamed up with Rooted in Rights to create a video highlighting the do’s and don’ts of good bike share parking. UPDATE: Our friends at Lime and Jump recently shared our bike share parking video with all of their users! Thanks, Lime and Jump! ?? Seattle, we… [ Keep reading ]

Say bye-bye to #BikeEverywhereMonth and hello to #RideTransit Month.

It’s finally Fri-YAY! Has this #4dayworkweek seemed super long to anyone else? Well TGIF. it’s finally Fri-yay and the last day of Bike Everywhere Month. While that doesn’t mean you should stop riding (in fact, we encourage you to keep it up through the summer and beyond!), it does… [ Keep reading ]

FREE adaptive cycle rentals through a new partnership with Outdoors for All.

May is #BikeEverywhereMonth and we’re working to ensure everyone has access to get out and enjoy the great joys of biking. Did you know one of the nation’s largest fleets of adaptive cycles is housed here in Seattle? Outdoors for All Foundation, a local non-profit, provides adaptive recreation opportunities… [ Keep reading ]

Making the most of the Move Seattle Levy resources to implement the Bicycle Master Plan.

Over the past 3 years, the City of Seattle has built 27 miles of new bike facilities. Mayor Durkan and SDOT Director, Sam Zimbabwe are committed to continuing to build a connected bike network as Seattle grows. We know many people are talking about how we’re implementing Seattle’s 2014 Bicycle… [ Keep reading ]

2018 Traffic Report – still growing, moving, and getting safer 

Yup, still growing. Seattle – newsflash – is still growing. Our city’s population hit an estimated 713,000 in 2017*, a 1.8 percent increase (9,000 people) over 2016. We continue to be one of the fasting growing cities in the country, with more residents and jobs moving to the area. With this growth, we’re seeing:… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle’s transportation new normal is just around the corner.

We’re getting ready for the Maximum Constraint. Starting January 11, 2019, As early as this fall the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) will move forward with the permanent closure of the Alaskan Way Viaduct. This construction project is one of countless private and public construction projects taking place in the… [ Keep reading ]

UPDATE! 3rd Ave transit improvements – Starts Mon. Aug. 20

Starting this Monday, August 20 fall. As the Washington State Department of Transportation plans for a full three-week closure as early as this fall, of SR 99 downtown – the Alaskan Way Viaduct – and the opening of a new SR 99 tunnel under downtown, we’re ramping up our strategy to deal… [ Keep reading ]